[lazarus] Building Lazarus in Winblows

hernan.et at pg.com hernan.et at pg.com
Tue Mar 25 17:38:50 EST 2003

My copy of fpc 1.0.6 does have  a copy of windres.exe and asw.exe. Just let me
know if you need one.


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From: "Tony Maro" <tony at maro.net> on 03/25/2003 10:03 PM GMT
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: michael at Wisa.be [mailto:michael at Wisa.be] On Behalf Of

> No. It needs a preprocessor, which is gcc by default.
> However, you can use 'fprcp' for that, this comes with FPC.
> Usage:
> windres --preprocessor fprcp.exe  ...
> Michael.

Okay, I was able to do that from the command prompt to compile my
lazarus icon resource.  Unfortunately the makefile was adding the
--preprocessor option but not adding fprcp.exe after it.  By the way I
never did find windres.exe on the FPC site... I had to google it.

Now I get:

Compiling debugmanager.pas
Compiling mainbar.pas
Compiling .\debugger\callstackdlg.pp
Compiling viewunit_dlg.pp
Compiling aboutfrm.pas
Compiling resource lazarus.res
Linking .\lazarus.exe
lazarus.pp(86,1) Error: Util asw.exe not found, switching to external
Closing script .\ppas.bat
make[1]: *** [lazarus.exe] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `C:/lazarus/lazarus'
make: *** [ide] Error 2


I've searched everywhere and don't see an asw.exe file either in the
huge download of 1.0.6 or inside the files for 1.0.8 that I've


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